Flowers

Plan new features

Complete seed and plant orders

Take root cuttings of herbaceous plants

Fruit

Finish pruning

Check stored fruit

Vegetable

Order seeds and store in cool frost free place

Lift parsnips and leeks as required

Trees, shrubs and climbers

Plant new trees and shrubs when weather permits

Remove snow to prevent branches snapping

Check all ties and supports

Under glass

Remove dead flowers and leaves

Sow greenhouse tomatoes

Check state of pots for sowing

In general

Clear leaves and debris

Check and prepare tools and machinery

Note uneven paving and make plans to level

keep an open area in pond ice


January